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Pope Expresses Solidarity with Muslims Following New Zealand Mosques Attacks

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7Dnews London

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:10 GMT

Pope Francis assured "all New Zealanders, and in particular the Muslim community, of his heartfelt solidarity," following Christchurch's two mosques attacks which left 49 people dead.

The pope was "deeply saddened to learn of the injury and loss of life caused by the senseless acts of violence," Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said in a telegram.

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